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Dear yaM users, friends and followers! We got an important announcement for you. Everbot beta applications are live and ready to be tested!
Predicting the future is not a science. However, for companies who want to survive in today's arduous market environment, it's becoming more and more imperative to look ahead and try to predict how the technology advances, globalization and employees' desire to be more mobile will impact the way business is run.
Solitude is no longer in fashion in today's world. The New York Times called the beginning of this year "The Rise of the New Groupthink". Most of us now work in teams, in offices where there are no walls, for managers who prize collaboration above all. The New Groupthink has transformed our offices and our minds. The problems we face nowadays are more complex than ever before, and people are experiencing that need to stand on one another's shoulders in order to solve them. We can hate meetings, but all the most important decisions are made during meetings.
Welcome to 2012! A whole new year, a new beginning, so we thought it might be time to share a New Year's Resolution with our yaM family. Our 2012 is all about no more wasted meeting time. With all the time spent in meetings, it is well worth the effort to make your meetings matter. The best way to do it is to follow our blog and apply the top-rated techniques in your company's meeting strategy.
A new year is always a time to reflect on the changes we want or need to make, a time for reconsideration and improvement. According to expert predictions, the year 2012 is going to be a lot more mobile than the previous one. The number of remote workers is bound to increase considerably and the use of online collaboration tools like yaM will be more widespread. Our special Christmas issue will share some tried-and-true tips with you to enjoy a successful stress-free end of the year and to start a new year with a smile and a huge desire for change, improvement and achievement. The yaM team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!
Our 9th issue of the last week’s top links is devoted to the ways of achieving incredibly effective meetings and to measure the Return on Time Invested (ROTI). We use meetings to exchange information and to explore complex issues, so how can we get the most of them and make sure the time we invested in each and every meeting was worth it?
Ta-da! Our 8th issue is in front of you! It’s a known fact that there’re thousands of tips and tricks on how to make your meetings matter; however, the most difficult part of the whole “meeting perfection process” is to find out which recommendations will work best for you and your company.
yaM, yaM, yaM! Hey there! We are pleased to present our seventh issue of the last week's top links! Meetings have always been playing a very important role in the history of mankind. People communicate, share their thoughts, brainstorm and, as a result, come up with some idea that might become one of the key milestones in people's lives. This is how the Wall Street began, and so did the Facebook. Communication is crucial, that's why yaM is considered to be one of the most useful applications on the market.
We've updated our user interface - which is a lot less cluttered.
In order to succeed in managing your meetings, we should consider the purpose of each meeting. John W. Olmstead discusses the four types of meetings: strategy meeting, reporting meetings, status meetings and dilemma meetings. How are we supposed to manage our meetings?